Deus

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See also: deus and déus

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese Deus, from Latin Deus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Deus m

  1. God (in a Christian context)
    • 1775, María Francisca Isla y Losada, Romance:
      Sòs mentes en Deus do Céo,
      agarimo podo achàr,
      pois cuitadiña de min;
      já non teño Pay, nin Nay!
      Just in God of Heaven
      shelter I can find
      Because, pity me,
      No longer I have mum or dad

References[edit]

  • Deus” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • Deus” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • Deus” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • Deus” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From deus (god, deity).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Deus m sg (irregular, genitive Deī); second declension

  1. God (in a Judeo-Christian context)
    • c. 160 CEc. 225 CE, Tertullian, Adversus Marcionem 1.29.8:
      Gratus esses, o dee haeretice, si isses in dispositionem Creatoris
      You would be thankful, oh you heretic god [of Marcion's], if you checked the allotment of the Creator
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Genesis.28.13:
      Ego sum Dominus Deus Abraham patris tui et Deus Isaac
      I am the Lord God, of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Psalmi.29.3, (Psalms 30:2 in modern numbering):
      Domine Deus meus, clamavi ad te et sanasti me
      God my lord, I called you and you healed me

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (irregular), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Deus
Genitive Deī
Dative Deō
Accusative Deum
Ablative Deō
Vocative Deus

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Old French[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Deus m

  1. nominative singular of Deu

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Deus.

Proper noun[edit]

Deus

  1. God

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Deus.

Proper noun[edit]

Deus

  1. God

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese Deus, from Latin Deus.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil including São Paulo) /ˈdews/, [ˈdeʊ̯s]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /ˈdewʃ/, [ˈdeʊ̯ʃ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈdewʃ/, [ˈdeʊ̯ʃ]

Proper noun[edit]

Deus m

  1. God (the deity of monotheistic religions)

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Deus.

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Descendants[edit]